Born: June 10, 1933
Died: September 22, 2005
John R. “Smilin Jack” Walton, Sr., 72,
a friend of Bill W., of Tuttle St., Fall River, died
Thursday, September 22, 2005 at Saint Anne’s Hospital.
He was the former husband of the late
Frances “Bea” (Auger) Walton.
A lifelong resident of Fall River,
he was the son of the late Ida Walton and Henry Proulx.
An Army veteran of the Korean War
and member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars,
he was a painter and laborer in Greater Fall River.
Survivors include 3 daughters, Jacklyn R. Copley,
Karen A. Rego and Jo-Ann J. Santerre, all of Fall River;
John R. Walton, Jr and Kevin J. Walton, both of Fall River;
3 sisters, Kathleen Vicaire of Maynard, Evelyn “Pat” Proulx of Hudson and Janice Stafford of Marlboro;
a brother, Rene Proulx of Taunton;
9 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren
and nieces and nephews.
His funeral will be held Saturday at 9:00 a.m. from the AUCLAIR FUNERAL HOME, 690 So. Main St., Fall River, with a funeral mass in St. Mary Cathedral at 10:00.
Calling hours Friday 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday morning prior to the funeral from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m.
LARGE PARKING AREA and barrier-free entrance
to the rear of funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to
Forever Paws, PO Box 9698, Fall River MA 02720.